On This Day for 13th November

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 159

  • 866 Pope Nicholas I answers the envoys of Boris (Ad consulta vestra)
  • 1002 English king Ethelred II (the 'Unready') launches 'St Brice's Day' massacre of Danish settlers
  • 1553 English Lady Jane Grey and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer accused of high treason

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1565 King Philip II's "Letters out Segovia" reaches Brussels

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • 1565 Pope Pius IV publishes degree Professi fidei

BattleBattle of Interest

1642 Battle at Turnham Green outside London: King Charles I vs English parliament

King Charles I
King
Charles I
  • 1673 Prince Willem III/Raimundo earl Montecuccoli conquer Bonn
  • 1715 Battle of Sheriffmuir during Jacobite rebellion. Battle inconclusive but Government forces halt advance of Jacobite army lead by Scottish Earl of Mar
  • 1775 American Revolutionary forces capture Montreal
  • 1781 British troops occupy Negapatam, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
  • 1789 Ben Franklin writes "Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes"
  • 1839 1st US anti-slavery party, Liberty Party, convenes in NY
  • 1841 James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnosis.
  • 1843 Mt Rainier in Washington State erupts
  • 1849 Peter Burnett elected first governor of California
  • 1851 1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"
  • 1851 Telegraph connection between London-Paris linked
  • 1851 The Denny Party lands at Alki Point, the first settlers of what would become Seattle, Washington.
  • 1854 "New Era" sinks off NJ coast with loss of 300
  • 1864 The new Constitution of Greece is adopted.
  • 1865 PT Barnum's New American museum opens in Bridgeport
  • 1865 US issues 1st gold certificates
  • 1868 American Philological Association organized in NY
  • 1875 Harvard-Yale game is 1st college football contest with uniforms
  • 1875 National Bowling Association organized in NYC
  • 1885 Serbian army occupies Bulgaria
  • 1887 Bloody Sunday clashes in central London.
  • 1895 First shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii
  • 1900 Baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball's American League
  • 1901 The 1901 Caister Lifeboat Disaster.

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1902 "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad is first published in one volume (previously serialized) by William Blackwood in Edinburgh

Novelist Joseph Conrad
Novelist
Joseph Conrad
  • 1906 C W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland
  • 1907 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)
  • 1907 The Conference of Central American States, convoked in response to the war between Honduras and Nicaragua, meets in Washington, D.C. to promote unification
  • 1909 259 miners die in a fire at St Paul Mine at Cherry, Illinois
  • 1909 Ben Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game
  • 1909 Collier's magazine accuses U.S. Secretary of the Interior Richard Ballinger of questionable dealings in Alaskan coal fields.
  • 1913 1st modern elastic brassiere patented by Mary Phelps Jacob
  • 1916 British offensive at Ancre, Belgium
  • 1916 Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
  • 1918 Prince Friedrich, last reigning Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, abdicates
  • 1918 Russia cancels Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
  • 1918 Stahlhelm forms (anti communist/Polish/French) in Magdenburg
  • 1920 Hudson River frozen at Albany

Film-release-premierFilm Release

1921 "Sheik", a silent film starring Rudolph Valentino, is released

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
Silent Film Star
Rudolph Valentino
  • 1921 US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty
  • 1922 Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
  • 1922 George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly" premieres in NYC
  • 1922 Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC
  • 1926 Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) uprising in Bantam West Java
  • 1927 NY-NJ Holland Tunnel, 1st twin-tube underwater auto tunnel, opens

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1928 Bradman scores 132* for NSW against MCC

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1930 WA Drake's "Grand Hotel" premieres in NYC
  • 1931 Hattie Caraway (D-AK) appointed first US woman senator
  • 1933 1st modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, Minn
  • 1935 Anti-British riots in Egypt
  • 1937 NBC forms first full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio
  • 1938 America's first saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified

Film-release-premierFilm Release

1940 Walt Disney's animated film "Fantasia" released

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • 1941 German Abweht consults with Chetnikleider Draza Mihailovic
  • 1942 Chaotic "sea battle of Friday the 13th" at Guadalcanal
  • 1942 Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18
  • 1945 Australian Services draw 1st Victory Test against India
  • 1946 First artificial snow produced from a natural cloud, Mt Greylock, MA
  • 1946 Bradman scores 106 for an Australian XI v the MCC
  • 1948 "As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 performances
  • 1950 US win 1st world championship bridge contest
  • 1950 General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, President of Venezuela, is assassinated in Caracas.
  • 1951 Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)
  • 1952 False fingernails 1st sold
  • 1952 KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 4th String Quartet premieres
  • 1954 1st Rugby League World Cup: Great Britain beats France 16-12
  • 1955 1st live telecast from non-contiguous foreign country-Havana Cuba
  • 1955 Argentine general Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as president
  • 1956 US Supreme court rules race separation on buses in Alabama unconstitutional
  • 1958 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
  • 1960 Fire in movie theater kills 152 children (Amude, Spain)
  • 1961 WCBB TV channel 10 in Augusta, ME (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1961 Vladimir Yefimovich Semichastny succeeds Aleksandr Nikolayevich Shelepin as head of the KGB.
  • 1964 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points
  • 1964 Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor
  • 1965 "Skyscraper" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances
  • 1965 "Yarmouth Castle" burns & sinks off Bahamas, killing 89
  • 1965 Director Kenneth Tynan says the word "Fuck" on BBC
  • 1966 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
  • 1967 Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)
  • 1967 NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1968 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1968 William Craig, Home Affairs Minister, bans all marches, with the exception of 'customary' parades, in Derry, Northern Ireland; the exception of 'customary' parades meant that Loyalist institutions could parade but civil rights marches could not
  • 1969 VP Spiro T Agnew accused network TV news depts of bias & distortion
  • 1970 Lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup
  • 1970 VP Spiro Agnew calls TV executives "impudent snobs"
  • 1971 Mariner 9, 1st to orbit another planet (Mars)
  • 1973 "Gigi" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 103 performances

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1973 Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • 1974 Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP
  • 1975 "Musical Jubilee" opens at St James Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • 1977 25th Islander shut-out Resch 6-0 Gilles scores on 5th penalty shot
  • 1977 Final Al Capp comic strip of "Li'l Abner" (1934-77)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 222

  • 354 [Christian] Aurelius Augustine, bp of Hippo in Roman Africa

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1312 Edward III, Windsor Castle, England, king of England (1327-77, raped countess of Salisbury), (d. 1377)

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III
  • 1486 Johann Eck, German theologian (d. 1543)
  • 1504 Philip I (the Generous), Landgrave of Hesse and important early protestant ruler. (d. 1567)
  • 1559 Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal
  • 1572 Cyril Lucaris, Greek theologian (d. 1638)
  • 1663 Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow, composer
  • 1679 Thomas-Philippe d'alsace et de Boussu, South Netherland cardinal
  • 1699 Jan Zach, composer
  • 1710 Charles Simon Favart, French dramatist (d. 1792)
  • 1714 William Shenstone, English poet (d. 1763)
  • 1715 Dorothea Erxleben, German, first female medical doctor (d. 1762)
  • 1718 Anton Laube, composer

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1732 John Dickinson, Talbot County Maryland, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (d. 1808)

Founding Father of the United States John Dickinson
Founding Father of the United States
John Dickinson
  • 1759 Timothy Olmstead, early American composer (d. 1848)
  • 1760 Jiaqing, Emperor of China (d. 1820)
  • 1782 Esaias Tegnér, Swedish writer (d. 1846)
  • 1789 Martin de Ron, composer
  • 1792 Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)
  • 1801 Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, queen of Prussia (d. 1873)
  • 1801 Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, queen of Saxony (d. 1877)
  • 1804 Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1880)
  • 1809 John AB Dahlgren, US Union lt adm/inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon)
  • 1811 Yuri Arnold, composer
  • 1813 John Wolcott Phelps, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1885)
  • 1813 Peter II Petrovic Njegos, poet/ruler of Montenegro (1830-51)
  • 1814 Joseph Hooker, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1879)
  • 1826 Charles Frederick Worth, English-born couturier (d. 1895)
  • 1833 Edwin Thomas Booth, US, US Hall of Fame/actor (Hamlet)
  • 1834 Ignacio M Altamirano, Mexican author (El Zarco)
  • 1837 James T. Rapier, American politician (d. 1883)
  • 1838 Joseph F Smith, 6th pres of Mormon church
  • 1841 Edward Burd Grubb, American Civil War Brevet Brigadier General (d. 1913)
  • 1848 Albert HK, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1850 Robert Louis Stevenson, Edinburgh, Scotland, author (Treasure Island), (d. 1894)

  • 1853 John Drew Jr., American actor (d. 1927)
  • 1854 George Whitfield Chadwick, Lowell Mass, composer (Judi Van Winke)
  • 1855 Daniel F Scheurleer, Dutch musicologist/banker
  • 1856 Louis D Brandeis, Mass, 68th Supreme Court Justice (1916-39)
  • 1856 Sigwart Aspestrand, composer
  • 1858 Percy McDonnell, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's)
  • 1859 Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains)
  • 1866 Abraham Flexner, American educator (d. 1959)
  • 1868 Pierre Maurice, composer
  • 1869 Helene Stöcker, German feminist, pacifist and publicist (d. 1943)
  • 1869 Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams, Russian feminist (d. 1962)
  • 1870 Henry Kolker, Quincy IL, actor (Real Glory, Thoroughbreds Don't Cry)
  • 1875 Rogelio del Villar, composer
  • 1878 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)
  • 1878 Max Dehn, German mathematician (d. 1952)
  • 1879 Maurice Delage, composer
  • 1882 John Lowry, Mount Vernon NY, NYC builder (Radio City Music Hall)
  • 1885 Montague Fawcett Phillips, composer
  • 1886 Mary Wigman, German dancer and choreographer (d. 1973)
  • 1893 Edward A Doisy Sr, US bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943)
  • 1894 Artur Nebe, German SS officer {d. 1945)
  • 1896 Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60)
  • 1897 Gertrude Olmstead, American silent film actress, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1975)
  • 1898 Earl Sande, jockey (Hall of Famer)
  • 1900 Edward Buzzell, American film director (d. 1985)
  • 1902 Gustav von Koenigswald, paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus)
  • 1906 Conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room)
  • 1906 Hermione Baddeley, England, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude, Good Life)
  • 1906 Eva Zeisel, Budapest, Hungary, American industrial designer
  • 1907 Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan)
  • 1907 Lewis Boddington, aerospace engineer
  • 1907 Giovanna of Italy, tsaritsa of Bulgaria (d. 2000)
  • 1908 C. Vann Woodward, American historian (d. 1999)
  • 1909 Gunnar Bjornstrand, Stockholm Sweden, actor (Shame, Dreams)
  • 1909 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)
  • 1910 William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher (d. 1986)
  • 1911 Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1913 Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1913 Lon Nol, Cambodian politician (d. 1985)
  • 1913 Helen Mack, American actress (d. 1986)
  • 1915 Howard Cooke, Jamaica, (1991 Mico Gold Medal Award)
  • 1915 Robert Sutton, electronics engineer
  • 1917 Robert Sterling, Newcastle PA, actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper)
  • 1918 Janine Andrade, French violinist
  • 1920 Jack Elam, Miami, Arizona, American actor (The Dakotas, East Street, Rio Lobo)
  • 1921 Eddie Calhoun, jazz bassist
  • 1921 Joonas Kokkonen, composer
  • 1921 Yoshiro Irino, composer
  • 1922 Jack Narz, Louisville Ky, TV gameshow host (Dotto, Video Village)
  • 1922 Madeleine Sherwood, actress (Mother Superior-Flying Nun), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1922 Oskar Werner, film actor/director (The Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel)
  • 1923 Linda Christian, Tampico, Mexico, actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone)
  • 1924 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist (d. 1994)
  • 1925 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
  • 1926 Max Vernon Mathews, composer
  • 1926 Harry Hughes, 57th Governor of Maryland
  • 1927 Billy Klüver, American scientist (d. 2004)
  • 1928 Steve Bilko, American baseball player (d. 1978)
  • 1929 Steef C Weijers, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1929 Fred Phelps, American pastor
  • 1930 Fred Harris, (Sen-D-Okla)
  • 1930 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet
  • 1931 Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)
  • 1931 Joan Lestor, British MP
  • 1931 John A Manke, US test pilot (HL-10)

Famous Weddings

  • 1160 Marriage of Louis VII of France with Adele of Champagne.

HeartWedding of Interest

1929 Writer E. B. White (30) weds literary editor Katharine Angell (37)

Writer E. B. White
Writer
E. B. White

HeartWedding of Interest

1934 Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (23) weds "All Quiet on the Western Front" actor Lew Ayres (25)

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • 1960 US Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt (divorced 1968)

HeartWedding of Interest

1987 MLB baseball player Cal Ripken Jr (27) weds Kelly Geer at Towson United Methodist Church in Maryland

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 1993 "Ladyhawke" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (35) weds television writer and producer David E. Kelley (37) in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

1996 "A Room With A View" actor Daniel Day-Lewis (39) weds "Personal Velocity: Three Portraits" screenwriter Rebecca Miller (34) in Vermont

  • 2004 "The View" co-host Star Jones (42) weds banker Al Reynolds at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City
  • 2010 Major League Baseball pitcher Kyle Kendrick (26) married three-time "Survivor" contestant Stephanie LaGrossa (30) at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California
  • 2012 Soccer goalkeeper and a double Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo (31) weds former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens (33) in Washington

Famous Divorces


Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

1922 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (55) divorces socialite Catherine Tobin after 33 years of marriage

  • 2011 Torrei Hart divorces actor and comedian Kevin Hart (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 8 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 120

  • 867 Nicholas I, (the Great), pope (858-67), dies at 67
  • 1004 Abbo van Fleury, [Floriacensis], French abbott/saint, dies
  • 1093 Malcolm III (Canmore, "Big Head") King of Scots, dies in battle at Alnwick, Northumberland. Historical figure Shakespeare's character based on.
  • 1143 King Fulk of Jerusalem
  • 1170 Albert I of Brandenburg
  • 1314 Albert II, Margrave of Meissen
  • 1319 Erik VI Menved, king of Denmark (1286-1319), dies
  • 1345 Constance of Penafiel, wife of Pedro I of Portugal (b. 1323)
  • 1359 Ivan II, great ruler of Moscow & Vladimir, dies
  • 1460 Henry the Navigator, prince of Portugal, dies at 66
  • 1606 Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (b. 1530)
  • 1619 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (b. 1555)
  • 1620 Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange, dies at 65
  • 1650 Thomas May, English poet and historian (b. 1595)
  • 1687 Nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
  • 1689 Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70
  • 1770 George Grenville, British premier (1763-65)/Stamp Act, dies at 58
  • 1771 Conrad E Ackermann, German actor/theater director, dies at 61
  • 1779 Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61
  • 1829 Sam Patch, loses his live in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls
  • 1849 William Etty, English painter best known for paintings of nudes, dies at 62
  • 1862 Ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75
  • 1863 Carnot Posey, Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 50
  • 1867 Adolphe Napoleon Didron, French archaeologist (b. 1806)
  • 1868 Gioachino (Antonio) Rossini, composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76
  • 1877 Pietro Coppola, composer, dies at 83
  • 1893 Antoine T d'abbadie, French explorer: Ethiopia, dies at 78
  • 1896 Antonio Pena y Goni, composer, dies at 50
  • 1903 Wilhelm von Polenz, German author (Country of Zukunft), dies

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1903 Camille Pissarro, French Impressionist painter (b. 1830)

  • 1909 Aeneas Mackay, Dutch Internal minister (ARP)/Colonization, dies at 70
  • 1916 Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer, dies at 35
  • 1917 Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Le suicide), dies
  • 1918 Marten Baersma, [MH Bottema], Fries author, dies at 28
  • 1928 Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist, dies at 60
  • 1939 George Nicholls Jr, actor (Finishing School), dies at 42
  • 1942 Daniel J Callaghan, US spy (at Guadalcanal), dies
  • 1942 Douglas H Fox, US captain of destroyer Barton, dies in battle
  • 1942 Norman Scott, US admiral (at Guadalcanal), dies
  • 1944 Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72
  • 1944 Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35), dies
  • 1951 Hugo Leichtentritt, composer, dies at 77
  • 1951 Nikolai Karlovich Metner, composer, dies at 71
  • 1954 Fay Baker, actress (Sorority Girl), dies at 60
  • 1958 Bart A van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
  • 1961 Fredrik J "Frits" Bakker Jr, Dutch actor (Unknown Woman), dies at 63
  • 1961 Wally Brown, actor (Jed Fame-Cimarron City), dies at 57
  • 1961 Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., American diplomat (b. 1897)
  • 1963 Margaret Murray, English anthropologist and Egyptologist (b. 1863)
  • 1967 Pierre Moulaert, composer, dies at 60
  • 1967 Harriet Cohen, English pianist (b. 1895)
  • 1973 Bruno Maderna, Italian composer/conductor (Satyricon), dies at 53

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

1973 Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, dies at 77

Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Fashion Designer
Elsa Schiaparelli
  • 1973 Lila Lee, actress (Blood & Sand), dies of stroke at 68
  • 1974 Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
  • 1974 Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor/director (Boccacio 70), dies
  • 1975 Olga Berggolts, Russian poet (b. 1910)
  • 1977 Ingrid Schubert, German terrorist (b. 1944)
  • 1978 George Hearne, South African cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies
  • 1979 Dimitris Psathas, Greek playwright (b. 1907)
  • 1982 Babette Deutsch, US poet (Honey out of the Rock), dies at 87
  • 1982 Chesney Allen, actress (Okay for Sound, Frozen Limits), dies at 88
  • 1982 Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies
  • 1982 Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician, lieutenant governor of Quebec (b. 1911)
  • 1983 "Alvin" Junior Samples, country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 56
  • 1984 Dorothy Arnold, actress (House of Fear, Phantom Creeps), dies at 66
  • 1984 ML de Braauw, esquire/DS'70-minister of Wetenschapsbeleid, dies at 59
  • 1985 George Robert Vincent, American sound recording pioneer (b. 1898)
  • 1986 Rolando Olalia, Philippines worker's union leader, murdered
  • 1986 Rudolf Schock, German opera/operetta singer, dies at 71
  • 1986 Thierry Le Luron, French humourist (b. 1952)
  • 1988 Antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82
  • 1988 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (b. 1902)
  • 1989 Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (b. 1964)
  • 1990 Charlie Carpenter, dies at 77
  • 1991 Ad Kosto, Dutch state secretary (PvdA), assassinated by bomb
  • 1991 Cyril Poitier, actor (Uptown Saturday Night), dies of cancer at 80
  • 1991 Hanson Baldwin, US military historian, dies at 88
  • 1992 Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
  • 1992 Bobby Mcclure, US singer (Don't mess up a good thing), dies at 50)
  • 1992 Gregory Markopoulos, German/US director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies
  • 1992 Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
  • 1992 Maurice Ohana, pianist/composer, dies
  • 1993 Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
  • 1993 Carey Lloyd (Rufus R. Jones), American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • 1994 Frank Singleton, librarian, dies at 67
  • 1994 Joseph H Hazen, US producer/VP (Warner Bros), dies at 96
  • 1994 Lewis Bingham Keeble, town Planner, dies at 79
  • 1994 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist (b. 1924)
  • 1995 Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter, dies at 81
  • 1995 Robert Stephens, actor (Chaplin, QB VII, Cleopatra), dies at 64
  • 1996 Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist, dies at 86
  • 1996 William Ballard Doggett, jazz musician, dies at 80
  • 1996 Swami Rama, Himalayan yoga master (b. 1925)
  • 1997 William John Elwyn Davies, painter, dies at 80
  • 1997 André Boucourechliev, French composer (b. 1925)
  • 1997 Dawud M. Mu'Min, American murderer (b. 1953)
  • 1998 Edwige Feuillère, French actress (b. 1907)
  • 1998 Valerie Hobson, British actress (b. 1917)
  • 1998 Red Holzman, American basketball coach (b. 1920)